Death of wife movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant death of wife movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, melancholic and touching films and TV shows about / with death of wife, death, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, widower, murder, loss of wife, vengeance, hospital and flashback plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as death of wife: Demolition (2015), Innocent (2018), The Salton Sea (2002), Random Hearts (1999), The Mothman Prophecies (2002), Death Wish (2018), Stoic (2017), Just a Breath Away (2018), Double Tap (2011), Louder Than Bombs (2015).

List of death of wife movies

 7.0
 92K
Demolition (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An emotionally desperate investment banker finds hope through a woman he meets in Chicago.
Style: melancholic, emotional, psychological, philosophical, reflective ...
Plot: death of wife, depression, death, existentialism, destruction, car accident, grief, father in law son in law relationship, self discovery, correspondence, gay teenager, vending machine ...
Place: new york
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 7.4
 3K
Innocent (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After seven years in a high security prison, David Collins' conviction for the murder of his wife, Tara, is overturned due to a technicality, or as his lawyer puts it, an appalling miscarriage of justice. Able to start his life again and begin ...
Style: intense, realistic, suspense, serious
Plot: death of wife, murder, wrongful conviction, mystery, ex convict, prison, police, freedom, release from prison, father son relationship, investigation, courtroom ...
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 7.1
 30K
The Salton Sea (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After the murder of his beloved wife, a man in search of redemption is set adrift in a world where nothing is as it seems. On his journey, he befriends slacker Jimmy "The Finn", becomes involved in rescuing his neighbor Colette from her ...
Style: neo noir, tense, bleak, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug abuse, violence, drug lord, methamphetamine, death of wife, vengeance, crime, crimes, double life, working undercover, nothing to lose, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 5.3
 20K
Random Hearts (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: After the death of their loved ones in a tragic plane crash 'Harrison Ford' and Kristin Scott Thomas find each others keys in each others loved ones posessions and realize that they were having an affair and must figure out all the ...
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, death of husband, love affair, death, death of wife, police detective, politician, starting over, politics, dishonesty, air disaster, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, usa, washington d.c., new hampshire, miami ...
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The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.
Style: scary, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: mystery, warning, psychic, hallucination, small town, precognition, terminal illness, urban legend, death of wife, mysterious event, reporter, omen ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: west virginia, washington d.c., usa, ecuador, chicago illinois ...
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 6.3
 66K
Death Wish (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, ambiguous ending, reboot ...
Plot: vigilante, dark hero, father daughter relationship, vigilantism, criminal, police, death of wife, betrayal, justice, moral dilemma, danger, murder investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york, united states
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 5.7
 11K
Stoic (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA, Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A fast-talking lawyer transforms his body and takes a vow of silence, not to be broken until he finds out who killed his wife and daughter and has his revenge.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: revenge, murder, death of wife, lawyer, stoicism, murder investigation, drinking alcohol, drinking, violence, plot twist, justice, funeral ...
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Just a Breath Away (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A strange and deadly mist envelops Paris. A group of survivors finds refuge on the upper floors of apartment blocks and on the roofs of the capital. With no information, electricity, food or water, a couple attempts to survive this disaster and save ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, tricky
Plot: father daughter relationship, gas mask, survival, mother daughter relationship, old couple, death of wife, oxygen, dog attack, walkie talkie, fog, catastrophe, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
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 5.0
 50
Double Tap (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bobby Giovanni is a distraught police detective and father over the edge. Plagued by his past and mourning the death of his wife he compensates by taking Vicodin and other prescription drugs. Upon discovering who murdered his wife he seeks revenge ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: revenge, death of wife, drug addiction, father son relationship, love, guilt, fight, identity crisis, betrayal, organized crime, murder, undercover ...
Place: washington d.c., ireland, california, japan, los angeles
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Louder Than Bombs (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, France, Denmark, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three years after his wife, acclaimed photographer Isabelle Reed, dies in a car crash, Gene keeps everyday life going with his shy teenage son, Conrad. A planned exhibition of Isabelle’s photographs prompts Gene's older son, Jonah, to return ...
Style: sincere, rough, melancholic, captivating, touching
Plot: death of mother, existentialism, sibling relationship, father son reunion, death of wife, parent child relationship, car accident, single father, troubled teen, brother brother relationship, mental illness, depression ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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 5.5
 48K
White Noise (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave using EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon), becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: paranormal phenomena, spirit, ghost, supernatural, dealing with death, death, obsession, loss, remote control, mystery, voice, contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Revolutionary Road (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.
Style: bad ending, serious, bleak, heartbreaking, depressing ...
Plot: family problems, under the surface, suburbs, housewife, cold relationship, dysfunctional family, couple relations, jealousy, abortion, destiny, adultery, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1948 ...
Place: connecticut, usa, paris france, new york, california
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 6.2
 64K
Jersey Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ollie Trinke is a young, suave music publicist who seems to have it all, with a new wife and a baby on the way. But life deals him a bum hand when he's suddenly faced with single fatherhood, a defunct career and having to move in with his ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: single father, father daughter relationship, family relations, starting over, family life, love and romance, death in childbirth, death in the family, parents and children, family problems, workaholic, single parent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 3.7
 444
The Driver (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Thailand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a zombie apocalypse, one man desperately tries to keep his family alive.
Plot: zombie apocalypse, bitten by a zombie, hitman, child in peril, child with gun, murder, road trip, death of wife, zombie attack, husband murders wife, singing in a car, driving lesson ...
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 7.1
 998
Three Days (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ten years ago, Andrew married his childhood sweetheart, Beth. Now Andrew's a high-powered literary agent, but his relationship with his wife has not fared as well. When Beth is tragically killed just days before Christmas, an angel gives Andrew ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, captivating
Plot: angel, second chance, death of wife, marriage, christmas, love and romance, husband wife relationship, death, holiday, black man, african american, dog ...
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 6.5
 665
Mum's List (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A dying mother's life lessons to the husband and sons she left behind. Based on the best-selling novel by St John (Singe) Greene, the film is the story of Singe and Kate, a couple from North Somerset, whose lives were turned upside down when ...
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, thought provoking, sentimental ...
Plot: last wish, mother, cancer, family, death, family relations, husband wife relationship, death of wife, woman, dying woman, terminal cancer, parents and children ...
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 6.6
 434
Just a Father (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No overview
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, single parent, life turned upside down, starting over, family problems, hopes, couple relations, couples, romance, love and romance, babies and infants, death of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
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 6.3
 2K
Dean (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A freelance illustrator in New York suffers a quarter-life crisis and leaves his home for the west coast.
Style: romantic, humorous, disturbing, semi autobiographical
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, break up, drawing, father son relationship, death of wife, friend, death, death of mother, grief, breakup, friendship, internet dating ...
Place: los angeles, brooklyn new york city
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 4.1
 10K
Extraction (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former CIA operative is kidnapped by a group of terrorists. When his son learns there is no plan for his father to be saved, he launches his own rescue operation.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: terrorist, machismo, rescue, death of wife, father son relationship, brutality, deception, murder, spy, russian, interrogation, revenge ...
Time: year 2015, year 2005, year 2004, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: langley virginia, prague czech republic, eastern europe, central europe, prague ...
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 7.4
 13K
Everwood (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After the death of his wife, world-class neurosurgeon Dr. Andrew Brown leaves Manhattan and moves his family to the small town of Everwood, Colorado. There he becomes a small-town doctor and learns parenting on the fly as he raises his talented but ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: family relations, single father, small town, dysfunctional family, doctor, family problems, parents and children, love and romance, loss of spouse, first love, couples, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
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 5.9
 340
The Sea (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man returns to the sea where he spent his childhood summers in search of peace following the death of his wife.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, contemplative, non-linear, psychological ...
Plot: haunted by the past, family relations, family problems, eccentric family, resort, childhood memory, grief, death of wife, boarding house, grieving, introspection, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
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 6.5
 90K
Bad Grandpa (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 86-year-old Irving Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his 8 year-old grandson, Billy.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: grandparent and grandchild, on the road, prank, funeral, goofy hero, cross dressing, elderly, irresponsible, drugs/alcohol, disorder, road trip, cross country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, nebraska, st. louis missouri, tennessee
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Sword of Desperation (2010)
Genre: Action, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A talented but troubled Edo Period swordsman, Kanemi Sanzawmon. Three years earlier, Kanemi killed a woman, Renko, the corrupt mistress of the powerful daimyo Tabu Ukyou. Unexpectedly, Kanemi received a lenient sentence for his crime and is allowed ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, jidai geki, tense ...
Plot: samurai, devotion, loyalty, master warrior, rivalry, intrigue, betrayal, haunted by the past, under the surface, assassination plot, death of wife, murder ...
Place: japan
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The Possession of Michael King (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film tells the story of documentary filmmaker Michael King (Shane Johnson), who doesn’t believe in God or the Devil. Following the sudden death of his wife, Michael decides to make his next film about the search for the existence of the ...
Style: dark, serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: occult, satanic ritual, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, danger, dealing with death, demonic possession, filmmaking, drugs/alcohol, paranormal activity, brutality, evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.4
 221K
Southpaw (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Billy "The Great" Hope, the reigning junior middleweight boxing champion, has an impressive career, a loving wife and daughter, and a lavish lifestyle. However, when tragedy strikes, Billy hits rock bottom, losing his family, his house and ...
Style: touching, rough, sentimental, exciting, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, boxing, tragedy, contests and competitions, father daughter relationship, sport, rise and fall, family relations, down on your luck, boxer, death, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2014, 2010s
Place: usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new york, las vegas
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 6.8
 20K
Martian Child (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A recently-widowed, science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.
Style: feel good, touching, emotional, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adoption, orphan, friendship, family relations, thanksgiving, social worker, small town, family, writer's life, single parent, parents and children, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
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 6.0
 190
Cheeky (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Consumed with sadness after the death of his wife and subsequent rejection from his son, a widower, at the urging of his friends, opts to appear on a vulgar, wildly popular game show (for which his wife signed him up) and watches his life start to ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, sincere, sweet
Plot: father son relationship, husband wife relationship, death of wife, marriage, guilt, grief, loss of wife, teenager, loss of mother, quiz, rejection, fictional game show ...
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 6.2
 307
Sus (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Election Night 1979: Margaret Thatcher is about to come into power. A young black man is held on suspicion of murdering his pregnant wife. Officers Karn and Wilby, racist to the core and high on the prospect of a Conservative Party victory, try to ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, racism, protagonist as suspect, police investigation, injustice, social decay, law enforcement, society, life is a bitch, crimes, police brutality, death of wife ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
Place: england, europe
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 6.1
 247
Henri (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The meeting of two lonely, marginal souls. There is Henri, a man in his 50s, limp, resigned, somewhat alcoholic. And Rosette, a (slightly) retarded woman who dreams of love, sexuality, normality
Style: touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: mentally challenged, love and romance, dull life, unfulfillment, misfit, social misfits, looking for love, death of wife, female director, handicapped, dancing, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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The Harsh Light of Day (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After witnessing his wife's brutal murder, Daniel Shergold makes the ultimate sacrifice and accepts the help of a dark and mysterious stranger in order to reap vengeance on those responsible.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, mysterious character, who done it, deadly, revenge, death of wife, vampire, writers, price of justice, vigilantism, transformation, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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